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Please read carefully:

Cost to Compete: Cost to compete in each category* is $115 plus a $5 Service Fee. This cost covers you plus your model. Contestants may enter multiple categories.

Model Release Form: All competitors must have their model fill out the Model Release Form.

Contest Rules: Competition Rules are available here.

Competition Categories


15 MINUTE FADE:

Each competitor has 15 minutes to complete and will be judged and scored on the following:

Speed and finished product.
Haircut model must have a #2 or equivalent on the top before competition begins.
The top must be taken down to a MINIMUM of 1½ .
Longer hair and scissor techniques are welcome.

NOTE: Points will be deducted if you are not fully prepared.

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FADE/BEARD:

Each competitor has 20 minutes to complete and will be judged and scored on the following:

Model must have a #2 or higher on the crown and and some form of facial hair in order to qualify in Fade/Beard category.
Model’s hair must be taken down to a MINIMUM of 1½.
Longer hair is welcome.

A beard or goatee must be groomed to some extent.
Contestants will be judged on finished product of Hair and Beard.

NOTE: Points will be deducted if you are not fully prepared.

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FREESTYLE DESIGN:

Each competitor has 40 minutes to complete and will be judged and scored on the following:

Competitor has a option to do whatever he or she wants on model with no reference point such as paper,cell phone tablet etc.
Basically only using skill and imagination. 

NOTE: Points will be deducted if you are not fully prepared.

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TRADITIONAL CUT:

Each competitor has 40 minutes to execute a Traditional Cut and style. Contestant will be judged and scored on the following:

Cut must incorporate scissors and clippers, CTBE is looking for gentlemen cuts: Combover, Pomps, Tapers, Part and Comps, D.A’s etc.
Haircut will be graded on cuts and finished look/style.

NOTE: Points will be deducted if you are not fully prepared.

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LADY BARBER BATTLE: LADIES PART & COMBOVER

Female competitors only have 40 mins to execute your cut and will be judged and scored on the following:

Judges will be looking for a skin fade on the sides with a hard part and a combover hair cut or even a pompadour with a hard part.

NOTE: Points will be deducted if you are not fully prepared.

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BEST OF BOTH WORLDS (TAG TEAM)
1 Barber 1 Cosmetologist 1 Model

The 2 competitors have 60 mins to perform a freestyle cut and style on 1 man or women model. The model can be pre colored and artificial hair and or props can be added to create a extreme look if deemed necessary. The model must receive haircut from barber of some sort. i.e a undercut, shaved sides, designs etc. and the stylist can create updo or blow dry.

NOTE: Points will be deducted if you are not fully prepared.

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